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[They come to us from freedom's land]

[They come to us from freedom's land]

Composer: G. F. R.
Published in 2 hymnals


Composer: G. F. R.

Root, George F., MUS. DOC, born in Sheffield, Berkshire County, Mass., Aug. 30, 1820. He is much more widely known as a composer of popular music than as a hymn writer. Four of his hymns are in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs & Solos, 1878. Nos. 16, 100, 293, and 297. A sympathetic biographical sketch, with portrait, is in The Tonic Sol-Fa Reporter, Sep. 1886. He died Aug. 6, 1895. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [They come to us from freedom's land]
Composer: G. F. R.
Copyright: Public Domain

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Chapel Gems for Sunday Schools #61

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Chapel Gems for Sunday Schools #61

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